Why We Hired a Popcorn Manager

by Nate Holmes, October 30, 2018

Empathy is an essential ability in our workplace. It helps our teams work better together, design better experiences for our customers, and give our work meaning.

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen Introduces Strategic Consulting Services

by Nate Holmes, October 24, 2018

We're expanding beyond the conventional software vendor role into strategy design, change management, and process improvement.

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen Named “Best Place to Work” for a Fourth Consecutive Year

by Nate Holmes, October 5, 2018

 

Madison Magazine’s annual ranking names Widen one of the city’s top ten large employers

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen Celebrates 70 Years in Business

by Jake Athey, March 22, 2018

Founded in 1948, Widen is an anomaly in the software space: a family-owned plate engraving business that reinvented itself into a global technology company. Widen’s history demonstrates how companies can adapt and thrive through technological disruptions.

In 1948, Emily and Arthur Widen founded Widen Engraving, a company that engraved plates for newspaper presses. Under their son, Mark Widen, the company expanded into additional prepress services, evolving from plates to film negatives and color printing. In 1985, Widen invested $3 million in color scanners and Scitex equipment not realizing how soon they’d have to divest.

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Widen Establishes European Headquarters in London

by Jake Athey, February 5, 2018

While we’re actively supporting Widen Collective customers and users around the world, we’re thrilled to be enhancing that support by opening our European Headquarters in London, England. This new location will expand support hours and professional services for customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

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Topics: Culture & Company

Widen gives thanks

by Jake Athey, November 22, 2017

How often do you take time in your day to be thankful? Or make an effort to express gratitude? When there’s a long list of to-dos, for work and personal life, it can be a challenge. That’s why I wanted to ask my fellow Wideneers what they were thankful for during the week of the US Holiday, Thanksgiving Day.

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How we make software at Widen

by Deanna Ballew, October 19, 2017

We’re always working hard to deliver value-driven changes to our software solutions.

Sometimes changes in our software are obvious, like when we launch a new product like Portals. Or when there’s a visual change to the user interface. Other times, changes are less obvious, like when we work on the back-end to support increased consumption of 25 million total assets, bulk uploads of 1.5 million assets, and 14 million embed code views per day.

To help you understand how our teams are always working to deliver the best solution, we wanted to share how we make software at Widen.

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Widen Wins CODiE Award for Best Digital Asset Management Solution

by Jake Athey, July 27, 2017

The Widen Collective has been named Best Digital Asset Management Solution in the 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards.

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Topics: DAM, Culture & Company

A first look at the new Widen UX

by Deanna Ballew, May 8, 2017

For the last several months, we’ve traveled around the world observing your teams, your environment, and your culture to learn how you communicate, connect, and contribute. You’ve shared with us the big and small things you need to get it all done...so what have we learned?

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Topics: Culture & Company, Product Updates

Widen’s 2016 year in review

by Jake Athey, December 27, 2016

Customers, partners, friends, and colleagues, thank you for making 2016 another DAM good year! It’s community that fuels the Widen Experience, our vision for delivering marketing and content technology. We thank you for supporting that vision.

Just what is the Widen Experience? Watch our story for a little awakening.

For our year in review, we’d like to share some highlights from 2016 and then give you a preview of our plans for 2017.

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Topics: Culture & Company, Featured

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